We offer a range of high-quality youth projects across the Network, enhancing the Youth Zone’s local activities and ensuring young people have the skills and support they need to succeed.
of members feel less isolated
of participants have found work or gone into education or training as a result of our Get a Job course
thought they were better at bouncing back from setbacks
raised to support programmes for young people nationwide
Funding provided by the Prudence Trust has enabled Inspire, Chorley Youth Zone’s to run a creative arts programme which uses art as an outlet and a way of supporting mental health.View details
The Stronger Sisters programme inspires young women aged 13 to 19, particularly those from ethnic minorities, and supports them to build confidence and resilience.View details
Funding provided by the Prudence Trust has enabled Blackburn, Croydon, Oldham and Wigan Youth Zone to run the Wellbeing Worker programme.View details
The Culture of Health project aims to achieve a consistent, high quality approach to delivering health outcomes across all Youth Zones, with health underpinning all our activities.View details
Get A Job is an employability support programme that aims to help young people aged 16-19 years old get the skills and confidence to either secure employment or move into education or training.View details
Active Youth helps inactive young people become active again through a series of fun and engaging physical activities delivered in small groups with peer young leaders.View details
Young people aged 12-16 will be able to join the UFC – OnSide Youth Mentoring Programme, which will comprise of weekly classes over a 6-8 week period initially.View details
The Inspiring Futures programme embeds an understanding of the link between education and employment. Young people gain a full understanding of available career options, through exploring a wide variety of career opportunities, experiencing the world of work and participating in enterprise activities.View details
Youth Voice will support young people to become active citizens, to be heard and valued within society at a local and national level, and to achieve positive tangible change.View details
During the pandemic OnSide was awarded £6million as part of The Community Match Challenge Fund. This funding supported the 14 Youth Zones and three of OnSide’s partner Youth Clubs.View details
Whether as an individual or an organisation we want to hear from you. It takes around £6.5million to open a new Youth Zone in the UK and as the need for these centres of the community grows so does our focus on securing new funding and new supporters.
How to get OnSide
We need your financial support to make a real difference to the lives of young people throughout the country. We aim to give all young people somewhere safe and inspiring to go in their leisure time. Youth Zones are having a transformational impact on young people now and will continue to do so for future generations.
Your support will make a difference, creating a better future for young people.